Sports Business

Sports Illustrated Expands Sports Media Presence with SI Now

Sports Illustrated, one of the most recognizable brand names in sports is ready to expand its sports media presence. The company, which is part of Time Inc., is adding to its roster of original video with a 30-minute live-streaming talk show every weekday beginning next Monday. The show will air daily at 1 p.m. EST […]

The Top News In #Sportsbiz – 05.20.13 – 05.27.13

Sports Business ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide. […]

Anheuser-Busch a Sports Sponsorship Heavyweight

St. Louis based Anheuser-Busch, the leading beer brewer in the United States – holding a 47.6 percent share of U.S. beer sales to retailers – was recently named “Sports Sponsor of the Year” at the 2013 Sports Business Awards. The company brews Budweiser and Bud Light, two of the world’s largest-selling beers and is also […]

ESPN Makes Harsh Sports Business Layoffs

ESPN is set to make hundreds of layoffs. ‘The Worldwide Leader in Sports’ who is owned by Disney will reduce staff as well as avoid hiring for current unfilled positions. The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide. They are expected to layoff several hundred employees, […]

Atlanta Hawks Could Make Sports History

After being ousted by the Indiana Pacers in round one of the NBA playoffs earlier this month, the Atlanta Hawks decided they needed an upgrade over coach Larry Drew. GM Danny Ferry and the Hawks are targeting coaches with NBA experience such as Stan Van Gundy and Nate McMillan, but they may go outside of […]

The Power of Social Media in Sports

The world is dominated by the internet. At any given second, you can roll your office chair up to a computer, whip out your smart phone or connect through your gaming console to find up to the second news about pretty much anything. Sports is no different. The second a big highlight play happens or […]

ESPN and Twitter to Join Sports Media Forces

ESPN and Twitter have announced a major deal, in which the social media giant will post sports-related highlight videos on their site, moments after the live action unfolds. The deal should generate advertising revenue for both parties. Highlights will range from NCAA football to qualifying matches for soccer’s World Cup 2014 to the X Games. […]